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Connected Medicine In the Age of Pandemics

By Arogyaswami Paulraj The COVID-19 pandemic will be a major social and economic disruption, but certainly not on the scale of World War I or II. While the broader impact of current pandemic should abate in two to three years, we…
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A New Era of Data Gathering and Analysis

By Leonard Kleinrock Leonard Kleinrock is a pioneer in computer networking and communications, creating fundamental mathematical models of packet switching, which is the technology underpinning the Internet. Kleinrock has been…
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A New Normal for Personal Contact

By Martin Cooper Martin Cooper developed the concept of the handheld portable phone and led the team at Motorola that created the wireless industry. Cooper is the recipient of the Marconi Prize, the National Academy of Engineering…
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From National to Global Security?

By Martin Hellman Martin E. Hellman co-invented public-key cryptography which is used to protect privacy on the Internet, assure the integrity of digital content and enable fundamental security off and online. Hellman has received…
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Ten Engineers Behind The Technologies We Depend On Share Their Views

By Vinton Cerf, Marconi Society Chair, Recipient with Robert E. Kahn of the Marconi Prize, the A.M. Turing Award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Japan Prize and the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering for their technical contributions…
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How to Change a Career

  By Joseph Kakande, 2011 Marconi Society Young Scholar We are 41 strong and come from every continent except Antarctica. We studied at universities ranging from Telecomm ParisTech to The Technion to King Abdullah University…
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The Fourth Use Case for 5G: Internet for All

By Qurrat-Ul-Ain Nadeem Internet Penetration Today By the end of 2018, there were nearly 4 billion people without Internet connectivity in the world. Primarily at the bottom of the world's economic pyramid, almost 75% of this unconnected population…

Francesco Paresce, 1940-2019

It is with profound grief that we announce the sudden death of Francesco Paresce in Rome on the 20th of December. An astrophysicist and inventor in his own right, Francesco Paresce was the son of Guglielmo Marconi's eldest daughter, Degna…
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20/20 Vision for a Successful 2020

Warm greetings for a very happy new year! By Samantha Schartman-Cycyk I am Samantha Schartman and I am thrilled to introduce myself as the Marconi Society’s new Executive Director. I cannot think of a better time to lead the Marconi…

Nominations for the 45th Marconi Prize Are Open

By John Cioffi What do legendary innovators like Sir Charles Kuen Kao, Vint Cerf, Paul Baran and Sir Arthur C. Clark have in common? Not only have they changed the lives of billions of people – they have been recognized with the Marconi…